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Compre o livro Stradivari’s Genius: Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of “A great violin is alive,” said Yehudi Menuhin of his own Stradivarius. STRADIVARIUS. A young, daring style, favouring comfort and Location. Store n .º – Floor 0 – STRADIVARIUS. See map. × . LIVRO DE RECLAMAÇÕES. Compre-o no Mercado Livre por R$ ,90 – Compre em 12 parcelas – Frete grátis. Encontre mais produtos de Livros, Livros de Áreas de Interesse, Artes.

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I am a violinist and self-proclaimed afficionado on the subject of violins, and I like to collect books that discuss the great old masters. Walking with Destiny English Edition. The discussion about material, construction, and varnish are all very interesting and well explained.

In this fascinating book, Toby Faber traces the rich, multilayered stories of six of these peerless creations—five violins and a cello—and the one towering artist who brought them into being.

He could not make Antonio Stradivari’s violins without Antonio. Comece a ler Stradivari’s Genius no seu Kindle em menos de um minuto.

The Lipinski, the Viotti, the Messiah which almost never was playedthe Paganini and the Khevenhuller are the violins and their owners are followed and described in this book, and the Davidov, the cello currently owned and played on by YoYo Ma.

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It contains a short but thorough especially considering how little is known about the early life of Stradivari biography and explanations of the violin making process before delving into the history of 6 particular instruments. It is a fast read. Seja o primeiro a etradivarius este item Lista de mais vendidos da Amazon: Then there’s the Davidov cello, fashioned in and lovingly stradivariuus down through a succession of celebrated artists until, in the s, it passed into the capable hands of Yo-Yo Ma.


What made this strdaivarius unsophisticated craftsman so special? Seja o primeiro a avaliar este item Lista de mais vendidos da Amazon: The author made a clear unraveling of the history of the Violin by exposing the events of five Stradivari Violins and a Cello.

This makes me buy this book. This would actually be a great read for nearly anyone, violin enthusiast or not.

Livro – Antonio Stradivari: His Life And Work () – R$ ,90 em Mercado Livre

The secrets that Stradivari took to his grave continue to confound makers of violins, cellos and violas today. I am still trying to add to my collection, but many books on the subject are out of print and very expensive, As far as my order was concerned, it was expedited quickly and I got a brand new edition.

In the pages of this book, Faber invites us to share the life, the passion, the intrigue, and the incomparable beauty of the world’s most marvelous stringed instruments. Habilitado Leitor de tela: Visualizar ou modificar seus pedidos em sua conta. Detalhes do produto Formato: Here is the fabulous Viotti, named for the virtuoso who enchanted all Paris in the s, only to fall foul of the French Revolution. This is his first book. That is the book published in by the three Hill brothers of the London violin-making firm.

Compartilhe seus pensamentos com outros clientes. Paganini supposedly made a pact with the devil to transform the art ofthe violin-and by the end of his life he owned eleven Strads. From the salons of Vienna to the concert halls of New York, from the breakthroughs of Beethoven’s last quartets to the first phonographic recordings, Faber unfolds a narrative magnificent in its range and brilliant in its detail.


This book traces Antonio Stradivari’s life, that of his children, and more importantly, the journeys made by 5 violins and 1 cello made by him. Why were his techniques not maintained by straddivarius successors? Antonio Stradivari — was a perfectionist whose single-minded pursuit of excellence changed the world of music.

The authors know what there talking about and cover every angle nicely.

Livro – Antonio Stradivari: His Life And Work (1644-1737)

The incomparable visual beauty of his instruments and the infinite variety and magnificence of tone of which they are capable have by this time passed into the realm of legend. So, this was a lot more economical, but I would love to have the original.

Formas de pagamento aceitas: In Faber’s illuminating narrative, each of the six fabled instruments becomes a character in its own right-a living entity cherished by artists, bought and sold by princes and plutocrats, coveted, collected, hidden, lost, copied, and occasionally played by a musician whose skill matches its maker’s.

How is it that even two and a half centuries after his death, no one has succeeded in matching the purity, depth, and delicacy of a Stradivarius?

Detalhes do produto Capa comum: I will be reading it again, and aure to enjoy it even more so.